The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 65 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 0.94% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 3.40% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +21.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.90 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+56.85% +45.83%
Entity Framework
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
247 206 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.04% 27.61% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 52
Average daily rate £315 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 7 £425 +3.65% 2
Entity Framework
UK

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 22 (88.00%) C#
3 16 (64.00%) MVC
3 16 (64.00%) WCF
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) IIS
6 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 9 (36.00%) Scrum
7 9 (36.00%) LINQ
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
9 7 (28.00%) OOP
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) HTML5

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) FileNet
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (12.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Gradle
5 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
6 3 (12.00%) CRM Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (64.00%) WCF
3 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) LINQ
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) WinForms
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) CSS3
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (12.00%) JAX-RS
8 2 (8.00%) RESTful
9 1 (4.00%) Drools
9 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) MVVM
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) BPMN
7 3 (12.00%) BPEL
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (4.00%) Coaching
9 1 (4.00%) User Stories
9 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco